The Deck Store has been helping home owners, business owners, and professional contractors better understand deck and patio construction for decades. We hope to expand the reach of that knowledge through our blog.
Creating a custom deck with a DIY deck frame is an excellent method to add a one-of-a-kind piece of outdoor living space to your home. While constructing a deck frame isn't as simple as nailing several boards together, it is a doable DIY project - provided you have the appropriate knowledge and assistance. That's where The Deck Store comes in to help you with your joist plan and spacing strategy.
Introducing Deckorators Voyage composite decking, the first of its kind. This revolutionary mineral-based composite board is engineered with embossed textures to provide superior traction and strength. With a structure similar to traditional lumber, Voyage has unmatched strength that is nearly 35% lighter than other composites and similar in weight to PVC. Available in different widths including an Extra Wide 9-1/4" board, you can create a truly original deck design with Deckorators Voyage Deck Boards.
Trex has just launched its newest and most exclusive product, Trex Signature Decking. This ultra-high-end composite decking is an innovative blend of 95% recycled wood & plastics that looks practically like real hardwoods with a matte finish and elegant grain pattern. With its superior build quality, this Made In The USA product is backed by a 50-year Limited Residential Warranty as well as a Fade & Stain Warranty. If you're looking for the best in outdoor living products, look no further than Trex Signature Decking!
If you're planning a deck project, Trex Select Decking is a great option to consider. This unique composite decking is made from recycled materials, delivering both elegance and affordability. It's also durable, with a high-performance shell to resist stains and molds better than traditional composites.
Looking for a top-quality composite decking option? Trex Lineage might be the perfect fit for your needs! This new composite decking from Trex is made to last, with a subtle wood grain finish that will give your outdoor space an updated and polished look. Trex lineage is also super easy to maintain - no more sanding or staining required!
The Deck Store is proud to offer Trex Transcend, the perfect decking material for any homeowner. This decking is durable, weather-resistant, made of composite materials, and will never rot or warp. It comes in a variety of colors and styles to match any home, and is easy to install so that you can do it yourself.
A Trex® composite deck is ready whenever you want to use it. No sanding, staining, or painting here. A little soap and water or a quick power washing is all the maintenance Trex requires. Wood decks take constant care. Trex composite decking is more durable and longer lasting. When you look at all Trex has to offer, wood decking begins to feel like signing up for a second job.
Building a deck can add value to your home and increase your living space without the expense of adding an additional room to your house.
Composite decks are great. They last longer than wood decks, are water resistant, and look fantastic but they do need a little TLC every now and then. Even if composite decks require much less maintenance than real wood decks, they require some cleaning and care to keep the material in tip-top shape. Below are some tips on how to care for composite decks.
Every couple of years deck owners must add the task of staining the deck to their project list. Usually, this only takes a couple of hours to do and is quite a simple task, but there are tons of questions out there when it comes to this project. You probably have heard to do it in cloudy, cool weather, thicker coats last longer, and your new deck needs to sit for a couple of months before applying the stain. Are these true? Or myths that have been shared among others for years? Below you’ll find the most common questions we are asked and what the answers are to each one.